Nordic institutions and sector-based research bodies
NICe initiates and finances activities that enhance innovation and co-operates primarily with small and medium sized companies in the Nordic region. It aims at developing a smoothly functioning Nordic region without national barriers
Nordic Energy Research is the funding institution for energy research under the Nordic Council of Ministers – an intergovernmental body between Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Iceland.
The Nordic Centre for Welfare and Social Issues aims to improve the quality of social policies in the Nordic countries through education, information, the promotion of research, development work, network building and international co-operation.
NHV is an institution for higher education and research within the area of public health. The school offers basic, advanced, and research training courses in public health science for personnel in the health care and nursing professions in the Nordic countries and adjacent areas.
NKJ promotes and supports cooperation on agricultural research in the Nordic region. NKJ was established in 1965 as a co-operating body for the five Nordic countries and their research funding agencies within agriculture. NKJ also serves in an advisory capacity to the Nordic Council of Ministers on agricultural issues. NordForsk acts as secretariat for NKJ.
SNS is a co-operative body financed with Nordic funds under the auspices of the Nordic Council of Ministers. The overall objective is to promote research into the diverse functions of the forests in sustainable forestry, as well as to advice the Nordic Council of Ministers on questions concerning forests and forestry research.
NIVA is a Nordic organisation which provides a forum for the dissemination of knowledge in the field of occupational health and safety. NIVA organises various forms of training courses, seminars and workshops.
Nordregio is a European centre for research, education and documentation on spatial development, established by the Nordic Council of Ministers. the view is to produce useful knowledge-based foundations for decision-makers at the international, national and regional levels.
NordGen – the Nordic Genetic Resource Center – is a Nordic institution for the preservation and sustainable use of plants, farm animals and forests.
NIAS aims, through joint Nordic ventures, to optimise the use of research facilities and competencies in Asia.
The Nordic Summer University is a Nordic network for research and interdisciplinary studies. The goal is to provide researchers and students with a good platform for the exchange and development of new ideas.
NORDITA is the Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics. Its purpose is to carry out research and strengthen the Nordic collaboration within the basic areas of theoretical physics.
The Sámi University College is a Sami education and research institution, which preserves and develops the Sami language, culture and social life from a common Sami perspective.